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Sports The Best Athletes of 2022

20 – Dustin Poirier


The Best Athletes of 2022 - Dustin Poirier

Dustin Poirier is an American professional mixed martial artist, a former Interim UFC Lightweight Champion. He holds a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, but mostly beats his opponents through his proficiency in the striking arts. His boxing skills are impressive, helping him to win significant victories over elite-level strikers such as Eddie Alvarez, Dan Hooker, Max Holloway or Conor McGregor. Active since 2009, he has a record of 28 wins and 7 losses and he is currently #1 in the UFC lightweight rankings.